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FACE-SAVING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does face-saving mean? 

FACE-SAVING (adjective)
  The adjective FACE-SAVING has 1 sense:

1. maintaining dignity or prestige

  Familiarity information: FACE-SAVING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FACE-SAVING (adjective)


Sense 1face-saving [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Maintaining dignity or prestige

Context example:

a face-saving compromise

Similar:

helpful (providing assistance or serving a useful function)


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